Advance your knowledge and conveniently maintain your certification.
The ACE ConEd Center offers more than 3,000 educational courses in a variety of formats and topics to develop your core foundational knowledge and progress to areas of specialization. Find live workshops in your area or browse online courses to take in the comfort of your own home. With ACE's search feature, it's easy to get the education you need — search by CEC value, topic, provider, location and more.
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Save by purchasing your CECs in convenient course bundles grouped by areas of specialization.
Save money by purchasing your continuing education in convenient course bundles, grouped by key topic areas that are geared to advance your career. Choose from two course bundles within each topic – either 1.0 or 2.0 CECs – and stay on track to fulfill your continuing education requirements of 2.0 total CECs for your ACE recertification (renewal). Topics include functional training, sports performance training, nutrition and weight management, 50+/old adult fitness, group exercise and post rehabilitation/special populations. Bundles are also available for ACE magazine quizzes.
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Know you're covered with the CECs you need to recertify - and save up to more than $100.
ACE offers eCredits as a convenient way to earn your CECs. Simply choose either 1.0 or 2.0 CECs and redeem your eCredits for eligible courses at any time. As you purchase courses using your eCredits, they’ll simply deduct from your account until all of your eCredits are used. You’ll feel confident knowing you have access to the CECs you need to recertify (renew), the flexibility of selecting from a variety of courses, and the savings that’s going back in your pocket to help you stay on track with your recertification.
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Discover your personal reference desk and library.
Looking for current fitness information or industry trends? ACE pros get live support from highly qualified fitness professionals that have access to more than 90 journals, 1,500 books and several databases of information. The Resource Center staff also addresses questions from currently certified ACE professionals regarding exam preparation on secondary ACE certifications.
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Tap into the latest exercise science research, at your finger tips.
ACE-certified professionals have free access to SPORTDiscus, a full-text online research database for exercise science and sports medicine with information dating back to 1985 and continuing to current day. Search this international database containing information from over 47,500 books; conference proceedings; and dissertations and reports on sports medicine, exercise physiology, training techniques, coaching, physical education, fitness, active living, recreation, history, facilities and equipment.
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Trusted by Over 300 Colleges and Universities
American Council on Exercise courseware is the curriculum of choice of over 300 colleges and universities. ACE educational partners receive the license and courseware at no cost including the essential tools an instructor needs to conduct a semester long health and fitness certification exam review course for the ACE Personal Trainer, Advanced Health & Fitness Specialist, Group Fitness Instructor and Lifestyle & Weight Management Coach certifications. With a comprehensive, research-based academic curriculum, students benefit by taking the class during the course of their education, preparing them to enter the workforce with a college degree and an NCCA-accredited certification.
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